Gelernter Lab and Division of Human Genetics Meetings
- Weekly Journal Club Meeting – on Tuesday afternoons the Division of Human Genetics gathers to discuss a recent scientific article relevant to the group’s research led by a member of the Division.
- Weekly Academic Meeting – on Friday mornings the Division of Human Genetics gathers for a scientific presentation of recent scholarly work led by a member of the Division.
- Weekly Division-wide Meeting – on Wednesday mornings the Division of Human Genetics assembles to discuss recent research progress across all members of the Division’s labs and research staff.
- Weekly West Haven Investigators meeting – Investigators located at the West Haven campus in the division meet weekly to discuss scientific progress informally on Wednesday morning.
Yale University and West Haven VA Training Opportunities
Dr. Gelernter’s laboratory is active across multiple training programs across Yale University and the West Haven VA. Below is a list of selected training programs that Dr. Gelernter is affiliated with:
T32 AA028259 funded by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Mission: The Translational Alcohol Research Program (TARP) is a two-year program that spans the Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health including the Departments of Environmental Health Sciences, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Social Behavioral Sciences and Emergency Medicine.
T32 DA007238 funded by National Institute on Drug Abuse
Mission: To provide post-doctoral trainees (M.D. or Ph.D.) training in research in order to become independent researchers in the drug abuse field.
T32 MH014276 funded by National Institute of Mental Health
Mission: (1) To train post-doctoral fellows in biological and behavioral neurosciences relevant to mental illness and health; (2) To help fill a nationally recognized need of increasing the number of research psychiatrists with a grounding in basic biological sciences; (3) To develop the interest of basic scientists in clinical problems as well as interdisciplinary aspects of their own basic research; (4) To promote cross-fertilization between basic researchers and individuals with clinical experience/expertise.
VISN 1 New England MIRECC (Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center)
National Center for PTSD (NC-PTSD)
Training and Career Development Grants
In addition to local institutional training opportunities, trainees in Dr. Gelernter’s laboratory have a strong track record of obtaining mentored training and career development grants from federal and national funding sources. These include: